Cookies are files that are downloaded on to a user’s device (computer/smartphone/tablet) when they access certain webpages and that are stored in the memory thereof. Among other things, cookies allow for information to be stored and recovered regarding the user’s browsing habits or their device, to see what webpages they visit and their connection time, to analyse how the webpage operates, if there are any technical problems, etc. Depending on the information they contain and the way in which the device is used, they can be used to identify the user.
What kinds of cookies are there?
There are various kinds of cookies depending on different criteria:
In terms of ownership:
Own cookies: These are cookies that belong to Ecoserveis.net.
Third-party cookies. These are cookies that belong to a third party that’s not part of Ecoserveis.net and it is such party that processes the information collated.
In terms of purpose:
Technical and/or settings cookies. These are cookies that are used to improve the service, detect incidents, identify the user, etc.
Analytical and/or advertising cookies. These cookies are used to analyse browsing information.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies are used for offering personalised services and/or advertising, to analyse how a system is running, identifying a user when they access a website, detecting any incidents and problems that may arise and to solve them as soon as possible, as well as analysing and assessing usage and activity on a website.
Is my consent necessary for cookies to be implemented?
Consent is not necessary for technical cookies to be installed or those that are strictly necessary for an information society service to be provided when expressly requested by the recipient.
For all others, consent from the data subject is necessary, which can be requested in different ways. In the case of Ecoserveis.net, consent is deemed as granted if you continue to use the website, notwithstanding the fact that you can withdraw it and deactivate cookies at any given time.
What cookies does Ecoserveis.net currently use?
TECHNICAL COOKIES: These are OWN COOKIES, for session, identification, settings and registration which are expressly necessary for identifying the user and providing the services requested thereby. The information obtained from these cookies is only processed by Ecoservei.net.
ANALYTICAL COOKIES: These cookies are either processed by used or by third parties and allow us to quantify the number of users and therefore assess and statistically analyse how users make use of the service offered. For such purpose, we analyse how they browse our website in order to improve the range of products and services that we offer.
The analytical cookies that Ecoserveis.net uses are the following:
The information obtained from these cookies is processed by Ecoserveis.net and by the third party, Google Ireland Limited. More information: https://www.google.es/intl/es/policies/technologies/cookies/
The information obtained from these cookies is processed by Ecoserveis.net and by two third parties: Microsoft and Yahoo Sarl. More information: http://www.microsoft.com/privacystatement/en-gb/bing/default.aspx and http://info.yahoo.com/privacy/es/yahoo/cookies/
The aforementioned companies provide us with an audience analysis service for our website and they can use this data to improve their own services and to offer services to other companies. You can learn about these services and other uses on the links above.
These tools do not obtain data on the user’s name or surname(s), their postal address where they are connecting from. The information they obtain is related with the number of pages viewed, language, social network on which our news are published, the city to which the IP address is assigned from which the users access the website, the number of user that visit our website, the frequency and recurrence of their visits, visit time, the browser they use, the operator or the type of device they use to visit the page.
We use this information to improve our page, to detect new needs and to assess the improvement that need to be made in order to provide a better service to the users that visit our website.
How can I deactivate cookies?
Most browsers indicate how to change your browser setting so that it does not accept cookies, so that it notifies you every time you receive a new cookie and to deactivate them completely. To control how you want your information to be used, you can change the settings in your device’s browser as you see fit.
In any case, we wish to inform you that if you deactivate technical or operational cookies, the quality of the website may be reduced or it may be more difficult to identify you.
We have provided the following links where you can find more information about different browsers:
- Chrome, http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647
- Explorer, http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9
- Firefox, http://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-we
- Safari, http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042